Tree hazard assessment and image diagnostics

Code 209GG
Credits 6

Learning outcomes

Tree decay; taxonomy of decay agents; conventional and molecular diagnosis. Wound treatment. CODIT. Visual Tree Assessment (VTA): theory and applications. Non-destructive diagnostic methods for altered wood: Pressler’s borer, penetrometer, fractometer, electronic impulse hammer. Image diagnostics: theory and practical applications of sonic tomography. Static risks classes. Cases study of forensic plant pathology.